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#MontagneEnColere:  Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

#MontagneEnColere: Demonstrations in French Ski Resorts

French President Macron may have stated that opening French ski resorts for Christmas would be ‘impossible‘, but ‘les stations’ are not giving up hope yet. This week has seen demonstrations in many French ski resorts as the communities have come together to show solidarity. #MontagneEnColere Apart from the significant impact on the 120,000 jobs that...
"We are not an amusement park!” French ski resorts campaign to open for Christmas…

“We are not an amusement park!” French ski resorts campaign to open for Christmas…

This has been a fast news week in the world of skiing. Way back on Monday the travel industry saw some hope, with the announcement that quarantine could be reduced to five days with a negative test. This is a sad summary of where we are in November 2020: joy from an entire industry at...
Survey Reveals the Most (and Least) Expensive Ski Resorts in France

Survey Reveals the Most (and Least) Expensive Ski Resorts in France

New research has revealed the most and least expensive ski resorts in France. Skidata.io is run by Pierre Tabuteu, who has analysed the cost of holidays in all 232 French ski resorts, across not just the Alps, but also the Jura, Massif-Central, Vosges, Pyrenees and even Corsica. Tabuteu’s research was based on winter holidays for...
Ski Touring in Andermatt article in 'Skier & Snowboarder Magazine'

Ski Touring in Andermatt article in ‘Skier & Snowboarder Magazine’

Iain’s article on ski touring has been published in ‘Skier and Snowboarder Magazine‘. Iain arrived in Andermatt on the same day that the lifts were closed across Switzerland in ‘Lockdown 1.0’ in March 2020. But when you’re ski touring, you don’t need lifts… Iain interviewed Lars Werner from the Radisson Blu in Andermatt about the history of...
Les Arcs 'Green' article on InTheSnow.com

Les Arcs ‘Green’ article on InTheSnow.com

Iain from Skipedia, The Ski Podcast and founder of Ski Flight Free travelled to Les Arcs in December 2020 to test out the resorts’ green credentials. His article about his green review has now been published on InTheSnow.com Iain travelled by train to Bourg St Maurice and then took the new funicular up to Les Arcs You can listen to...
Exclusive: Crystal Ski may not operate any ski holidays this winter

Exclusive: Crystal Ski may not operate any ski holidays this winter

Crystal generated a good amount of PR when they announced this week that they will be giving customers free Covid19 insurance. However, every news outlet reporting this development appear to have simply ‘copy and pasted’ the press release without reading it. Crystal may not operate any ski holidays this winter While the ‘Crystal Holiday Promise’...